Avenues Recruiting Solutions Blog

Staffing Industry Statistics - Staffing Employees

The staffing, recruiting, and workforce solutions industry makes a vital contribution to the U.S. economy, and provides outstanding job and career opportunities for nearly 15 million employees per year. 

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Common Interview Questions -- and how to answer

An interviewer is trying to get a sense of what you can do, what you will do and your personality. They will ask you a series of questions in order to determine these. When answering common interview questions, look for ways to give an accurate and positive response...

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Interview Follow Up Etiquette [+Plus Sample "Thank you" Letter]

After an interview are you supposed to hand write a "Thank you" letter, send an email, leave a voicemail, cross your fingers and hope for a second interview? What IS the proper interview follow-up etiquette these days? And do you wait an hour, a day, a week or more?!...

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Common Resume Formats [+Plus FREE Resume Template Downloads]

Writing your resume is a time consuming, arduous task that is complicated even more by formatting obstacles. There are so many resume layout options out there, how could you possibly know which one to choose?

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How to use LinkedIn to Land Your Dream Job

LinkedIn is notably one of the best social networks for professionals, whether you're looking for a new job or you just want to network with other professionals in your industry and area of expertise. But because LinkedIn is also one of the largest networks, with more...

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The best recruitment sources -- Tips for hiring authorities

Finding, attracting and hiring talent is the cornerstone of every successful business in existence. Without great people, you don't have a great company; it really is that simple. The problem is, with the rapidly evolving technology of today's world, organizations that...

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Case Study: Large Industrial Automation company wants to double in size and sales by 2020

LI Automation* is a large industrial automation company that frequently uses third-party recruiters. They work with so many recruiting firms that they don't have time or patience to hand-hold through the partnership. Download the full case study by CLICKING HERE...

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When do you discuss salary and benefits during the hiring process?

The money conversation is a tough one to initiate and you may feel that no matter when you bring it up, you're the one who's going to lose in the end. If you ask too early, the hiring manager thinks your greedy. If you ask too late, or never bring it up, you might get...

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Tips for hiring Engineers - How to appeal to their motivators

Engineers are a hot commodity in today's employment market so they tend to hold a lot of the control in the hiring process -- The best engineers don't need a new job, but like most passive candidates, they will consider a switch under the right circumstances.  Because...

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Stop Pigeon-Holing Talent -- The Best Engineers are Cross Functional

We understand that you are usually seeking a specific discipline when adding new employees to your roster. This is standard practice and ensures business objectives are met. We've noticed though that when it comes to top-tier engineering talent, pigeon-holing an...

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